Education is the cheap defense of nations.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
Good order is the foundation of all good things
You can never plan the future by the past.
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...